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Robert Labadie

High Fidelity: Cochlear implant users report dramatically better hearing with new Vanderbilt process

Mar. 8, 2013—Imagine suddenly being able to hear the words and tone of the person across the table from you in a crowded restaurant when once you only heard overwhelming noise. Or speaking on the telephone with confidence because what you hear is now crisp and clear. Longtime cochlear implant users are reporting such dramatic improvements in...

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Engineers work on technique to improve cochlear implantation process

Jun. 30, 2009—A new technique currently in testing at Vanderbilt could make cochlear implantation faster, safer and less invasive. If proven effective, the new technique could reduce surgery times from about two hours to as little as 20 minutes If proven effective, the new technique could reduce surgery times from about two hours to as little as...

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